[New-bugs-announce] [issue8515] idle "Run Module" (F5) does not set __file__ variable
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Sat Apr 24 03:18:10 CEST 2010
New submission from Bruce Frederiksen <dangyogi at gmail.com>:
The python CLI always sets the __file__ variable, whether run as:
$ python foobar.py
$ python -m foobar
>>> import foobar # __file__ set in foobar module
The idle program sets the __file__ variable properly when you do the import from the idle shell, but __file__ is not set with the "Run Module" (F5) command from the editor.
I've included a patch file to set __file__, but it doesn't del it after the module has run. But maybe this is OK, because the os.chdir is not undone either???
title: idle "Run Module" (F5) does not set __file__ variable
versions: Python 2.6
Added file: http://bugs.python.org/file17062/idle.patch
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